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Cookies: A Constant Manipulation

“Until you realize how easily it is for your mind to be manipulated. You remain the puppet of someone else’s game.”   ―  Evita Ochel When you visit a…

Distorted Social Media: Do people really live like this?

TRAVELLING – IT LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS, THEN TURNS YOU INTO A STORYTELLER.”  – IBN BATTUTA With the online realm of Instagram ever growing, do we really know the…

Top 3 campaigns trying to make YOU feel beautiful

Hello everyone. Many of my blog posts so far have been about how the media can cause issues with self esteem. Today I wanted to take take a…

Are We Truly Social? Cast Your Vote!

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Introduction (BACOM)

HI, WELCOME. This post is just an introduction to get you thinking about the topic of my blog. I have chosen to focus my blog on different aspects of…

#FOODSTAGRAMMING

Does Perfection Exist?

Perfection. One word with an infinite amount of meanings. Where do I begin? Well I can start by saying DO NOT Google it because all you’ll find is…

The selfie: Why it should be celebrated

Hello everyone, In this weeks post, I am going to write about the infamous ‘selfie’. Oxford dictionary’s word of the year 2013 has the definition:  “a photograph that…

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Tech Over Talk: Addiction To Our Phones

In a world full of digital advancements and social media, we’re meant to be more ‘connected’ than ever before; the development of technology promises ‘closeness’. However, an article…

Amber Heard PSA – Speak Up

In May 2016, Amber Heard filed for a restraining order and divorce from Johnny Depp. This was following allegations that he had abused her both physically and verbally….

Childhood Of The Past Meets The Present – Disney meets YouTube

Remember those days of your childhood when you would spend those rainy afternoons snuggled on the sofa watching your Disney videos on the VCR? The days when rewinding…

Weak Relationships at The Expense of Our Strong Connections : Obsession With Virtual Friendships

We now live in a world that is more connected than ever before. Which makes it possible for us to communicate with our peers in many different forms….

Writing for the Web: 4 Essential tips for online authors

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

Writing for the Web: 4 Essential Tips for Online Authors

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

About Me

Hi, 你好, Hallo and welcome to my blog! To start off, I’ll give a bit of an introduction of myself. My name is Clara Zhijin, I’m a 20…

Writing for the Web: 4 tips for online authors

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

Social Media Addiction: An Introduction

  Hi everyone, welcome to my blog! As you probably know, social media has taken the world by storm, attracting many users across the world. 2.34 billion to…

Women Sexualising Women

With over 10 million daily users, Tinder is currently one of the most popular dating apps in the country. Many singletons turn to Tinder for casual sex and…

Honest Instagram: the Truth Behind the Photos

In October 2015, teenager and model Essena O’Neill quit social media. Despite having over 500,000 followers, she shut down her Instagram account. She began the conversation on the fake-ness…

#DigitalPEERPRESSURE

Welcome, welcome, welcome to my first blog post.. ever! If you’re wondering what you have come across then let me explain?! (Or check out my ‘About Me’ page)….

3 steps to a confident YOU

Lets feel more confident together! Confidence can be a huge bug bear for many of us! We all wish we had more confidence, whether it be in relation…

What Actually is Cyber Bullying… Do You Know?

‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me’ a popular saying which most, if not all have heard before. Yet the harsh reality…

Welcome to Fitness Fixation | Blog

Welcome! Thank you for taking the time, however long it may be, to click on my blog! I’ll be uploading posts soon so keep your eyes peeled for any…

Welcome Curious Minds.

As of now, right now, the world has me questioning; whether or not, my life as a black female means any less than that of a white female….

5 Ways to Boost Your Body Confidence

Internet or no internet, people have always and will always suffer with their body confidence. Whether this means ‘too fat’ or ‘to skinny’, you are your own harshest…

Writing for the Web: 4 tips for Online Authors

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

Writing for the Web: 4 tips for online authors

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

Caitlyn Jenner: The controversial transgender reality star that broke the web.

When looking at gender identity, Caitlyn Jenner is one of the most famous and most controversial transgender people. Starring in the hit tv show “Keeping up with the…

How YouTube and “Vlogging” have effected perceptions of gender identity.

Over the past few years, YouTube has become a huge part of mainstream society, with users like Zoella (Zoe Sugg) having makeup lines and household items for sale…

Writing for the Web: 4-tips for writing online

Reading online is very different from reading a physical copy of something and if you want to keep your audience interested and engaged you need to know what…

Trump’s an Electorial Chump

How can someone who has openly and publicly called women “Fat, pig, disgusting animal and dog” be the next president of the United States of America? What a chump!  It baffles…

What is Instasham?

Social networks are now a part of us. Our thumbs scroll on their own. Without our phones and our Facebook or Twitter accounts, we’d be truly lost. These profiles allow…

Woman ‘Foot Binding’ in Chinese Culture

Is Facebook trying to humiliate women with ‘lotus feet’?! Every day I check my social media on my phone or on my laptop. A video came up on…

Post #2: Photoshop flaws

Do you ever think about how much of what you see online has been photo-shopped? So if you’ve read the first post, you’re now sitting safely and flicking…

We’re all a bit overwhelmed…

Are we feeling overwhelmed and under pressure from our favourite beauty bloggers to keep up with the trends and tips they give us almost daily?

Casey Neistat quits daily vlogging

 

Is social media the cause of mental illness?

What Effects does Social Media Have on Teenagers? This week I made a short video hopefully providing a little insight into the effects of Social Media on teenagers…

Rebecca’s Story: Fighting the Bullies

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